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Senegal

Youth, opportunity and conflict in Casamance

August 25 2015: A lack of opportunity, historical grievances and the need to make a living have helped sustain the role of young people in the conflict in Casamance, Senegal. Ignoring these factors...

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Timor-Leste

Early Warning, Early Response in Timor-Leste

August 18 2015: Freya examines how the Early Warning Early Response system, a capacity building tool set up in 2008-2009, is considered a vector of stability in Timor-Leste by identifying some of the...

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Zimbabwe

Conflict in Zimbabwe: prevention is better than cure

Looking ahead to the next elections, Edward Chinhanhu discusses the prospects for peace and violence in Zimbabwe. Observers of Zimbabwe have noted three main factors that could lead to violent...

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Pakistan + 1 more

Building confidence across Kashmir through trade

Ameya Kilara examines the factors of the enduring trade between the Indian and Pakistani administered parts of Kashmir, despite political obstacles and feeble peace process. It was a day of...

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Ukraine

Pucks for peace in Ukraine

August 4 2015: The conflict in Ukraine has divided the country and forced thousands of children from their homes. Brian Canever spoke to Olga Dolinina, who is using table hockey to try and bring...

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Yemen

The hidden war in Yemen

July 31 2015: The conflict in Yemen is affecting a staggering number of people, and the country's basic infrastructure is facing total destruction. With every passing day, more problems are being...

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DR Congo

Small gains on large crimes in DR Congo

July 17 2015: On International Justice Day, Myriam Raymond-Jetté reflects on how to build on small successes in prosecuting international crimes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The headlines...

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Jordan + 1 more

Born & bred without rights: Gaza Strip refugees in Jordan

July 10 2015: 2 million Palestinian refugees live in Jordan but they are not all afforded the same legal status. Dario Sabaghi explains how those originating from the Gaze Strip are not considered...

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Burundi

Burundi update: the week after disputed elections

July 7 2015: "Temptations for an armed dispute are real" - Peace Direct's Local Correspondent in Burundi looks back at last week's elections. Burundians have no alternative: they must continue...

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Philippines

Indigenous schools: closure and militarisation?

June 26 2015: A serious dispute over the use of indigenous schools by the military is threatening to delay the start of the new school year for students in the Philippines. Rey Ty reports. In the...

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Nigeria + 1 more

What future for children born of war?

June 17 2015: Children born of war face social stigmatisation and other problems as they grow up. Virginie Ladisch explores the consequences of this - and how it can be tackled - in Nigeria, Uganda...

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Burundi

An update on Burundi

June 8 2015: Burundi has been gripped by outbreaks of violent protest since late April this year in the run up to the elections. Peace Direct’s Local Correspondent, who is writing anonymously for...

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Yemen

Insight on Conflict expands: Yemen

Read the full report with link to sources here June 8 2015: Insight on Conflict now maps local peacebuilding in 31 different regions. The latest area covered by our unique research is Yemen. The...

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